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Some of you readers might recognize the name "Dr. Jeff Shuford". Dr Shuford is a decorated Army veteran and software engineer, as well as the proud founder of "Tech From Vets", which has become well known as a software and programming company, run by veterans, for businesses. I thought that this week would be a good time to spotlight this company once again, because they have recently agreed to expand their outreach by partnering with Bunker Labs Jacksonville to leverage their resources and create a network of investors for veteran-owned startups.
When Tech From Vets was last mentioned in this blog, they were a company focused mainly on application and web design. It's important to note that the company has expanded their horizons since that time, and are now focusing primarily on marketing and building an investor network specifically for small and veteran-owned businesses. With this change of focus has come a change in partnerships as well. In addition to teaming up with Bunker Labs Jacksonville in the coming year, they have also appointed former NFL superstar, better known as Dryaton Florence, to be director of strategic partnerships and create that network for the company.
Many people are now asking the same question: What do football players and veterans have in common? Afterall, it's important that the new director of strategic partnerships understands the needs of the company, and in turn, the perspective of the company's clients, which happen to be composed mainly of veterans. John Fails, executive director of Bunker Labs Jacksonville answered that questioned exquisitly when he was quoted as saying: “There are parallels between the two. They are two different professions that have a certain culture, attitude and drive that push people who belong to them to their limits. When they leave that culture, it can feel alien without a network. Bunker Labs creates a network for veterans who are missing one, and to the same extent NFL players need that same feeling, to depend on the person next to you.” When asked whether Drayton Florence is personally the best man for the job, Tech From Vets’ Public Affairs Officer, Lt. Colonel Rickey Pope, responded smoothly by saying: “Drayton has the ability to expand us into various markets that are not only local but also international. His drive and initiative are unique in the tech industry and will foster the blueprint for tech companies in the future."
Personally, I am excited to see what this change of direction will bring this growing company in the new year. With strong leadership behind it's efforts, a supportive community surrounding it, and promising new business prospects on the horizon...it seems as though 2017 might truly be Tech From Vet's breakout year. The writer's here at "The Writer's Blog" plan to continue to follow this company and the impacts that it makes in every life and buiness that it touches.
This is a company that Ive written about before, and Im glad to tell you that I'm equally as pleased with them now as I was in the past! In my last blog post pertaining to this company, I wrote about their various types of wedding sparklers. Yes, wedding sparklers. You know, the things you grab on the fourth of July to twirl around in the air while the fireworks are basting off overhead? Yes, those. However, wedding sparklers are perfect for an even sweeter type of celebration...weddings! Hopefully, on your wedding day, youre still feeling that "spark" so very similar to those that the sparklers make. For this reason, weddings should be a celebration. A time for joy, not for tears and sad slow marches! Wedding sparklers are the perfect idea to bring a bit of life into your celebration, while still keeping it safe and classy. With this in mind, I'd like to tell you about one of my favorite wedding sparkler companies.
http://weddingdaysparklers.com/36-inch-wedding-sparklers/ is an online store that allows you to shop for high quality, beautiful, inexpensive, and unique sparklers to incorporate into your big day! The link to the store that I've included in this article will take you directly to one of my favorite products that they carry, so you won't have to put too much extra thought into your choices. I know you've already spent more time planning than you'd probably like to admit. This online shop also carries a wide variety of hanging lanterns, wooden roses, led balloons, and other wedding decorations that are sure to make you feel like you're walking through a wedding wonderland on your special day!
So, what is my favorite product, you may ask? Well, it's none other than the 36 inch wedding sparklers that this store keeps in stock year-round! This product is very unique. You see, you can't just go out to any old store and buy 36 inch wedding sparklers. No, these are special wedding sparklers. The average wedding sparkler is around 20 inches long, and its honestly not very thick. These wedding sparklers fix those two problems! These fun little sparklers are not only nearly twice as long as the average, but they are also nearly twice as thick! What does this mean for you, other than added weight to your sparkler set? It means that you'll be able to enjoy more time of pure sparkiness. After all, everyone seeks to hand on to that spark as long as they possibly can, right?
If you think these new and improved 36 inch wedding sparklers might be something you'd like to consider squeezing into your tight wedding schedule, just take a look at the page by folowing the link below. Once you've got your friends and family laughing and enjoying themselves, as well as spelling out words like the beautiful group in the top photo, you're not going to regret having taken a few extra minutes out of your day, and a few extra dollars out of your budget to make that happen. I promise.